Table 4

Independent predictors of mortality for new trauma admissions*

TRU occupancy level24 hours mortalityIn-hospital mortality
All occupancy levelsNEW admission ageNEW admission age
Prehospital GCS scorePrehospital GCS Score
Prehospital SI (HR/SBP)Prehospital SI (HR/SBP)
Over-capacity:
TRU occupancy ≥16
NEW admission age
Prehospital GCS ScorePrehospital GCS score
Prehospital SI (HR/SBP)
EXIST patients
Admission SI ≥0.9
RECENT admissions
Age ≥65
RECENT admissions
Age ≥65
  • *All p<0.05; patient factors.

  • EXIST, existing patients; GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale score; HR, heart rate; NEW, new trauma admissions; RECENT, recent admissions; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SI, Shock Index; TRU, Trauma Resuscitation Unit.